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May 31st, 2019

Support our ongoing ministry to love and to serve the children of Peru!

Click here:    Donate to The Potter’s Hand Foundation

Posted in Newsletters
May 17th, 2019

Our Mission:

  • Develop, implement and maintain long term nutritional supplemental feeding programs for children in the more remote regions of the High Andean Mountains and into the Amazon jungles of Peru.
  • These programs primarily target children ages 2 to 5 in the very important early years of their development. Children in these remote regions typically deal with poor nutrition and inconsistent meals; are malnourished, anemic and with poor immune systems. Due to these issues’ children are lethargic and with slower mental development.
  • Develop and maintain nutritional supplemental feeding programs for special needs children who are living in orphanages, providing these children with an opportunity for better health and even to see improvements in their physical and mental conditions over time. To provide the best opportunity for a better quality of life.
  • Utilizing our 12+ years of experience in providing these products and programs in the remote regions with the help of a very strong indigenous base of local volunteers, partners, missionary organizations, our local Potential Church of Lima family, and our Peruvian Non-Profit (ONG) partner- Cambiando Vidas- Peru. Also partnering with local municipalities in each of the areas we serve and with some of the larger companies doing infrastructure, mining, and energy development in these remote regions to help us with local program(s) funding, logistical and transportation needs.

The Potter’s Hand Foundation is a project of United Charitable, a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, tax ID# 20-4286082.

Our core mission is to provide the Reliv International, Inc. nutritional supplemental products for children, which are so successful in making a difference in the lives of children around the world, to the children of Peru! These programs to be followed by helping children who live in poverty with educational and vocational opportunities.

PHF- founded in 2006 to develop and maintain long term nutritional supplemental feeding programs for children in need and at risk in the more remote regions of the high Andean mountains and into the Amazon jungles of Peru!

 

Developing funding resources and financial partners:

The budget numbers below are for the Reliv Now For Kids product for 150 children for the last 6 months of 2019. This budget breakdown is for product costs, international shipping, customs, local shipping, and logistical needs to provide these programs in remote regions of Peru. This 6-month period covers villages in the Andean mountains of Arequipa, and with our missionary partners of Segadores, jungle villages in Junin, an area of the Amazon.

 

Reliv Now For Kids nutritional Product-    $10,500.00

International shipping to Peru-                      $ 2,000.00

Processing through Peruvian Customs-      $ 2,000.00

Shipping to in-country programs-                      $500.00

Logistics of PHF-                                                 $10,000.00

Total –                                                                      $25,000.00

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$25,000.00 = 150 children for 6 months

$28.00 per child for 1 month

$167.00 per child for 6 months

Village of 20 children- $560.00 for 1 month

Village of 20 children- $3,360.00 for 6 months

 

Future program costs could be reduced as we obtain more product in the coming year(s) and with more logistical support from each locale, we will reach more children. Our in-house logistical costs may not increase and could decrease whether we are serving 500 children or 1000 children.

So please join us, first by praying for the vision and ministry of the PHF and secondly provide financial blessings as your heart dictates.

For those who choose to fund a child, or a village program, for example, we will be providing the name of the village, geographical location with a bit of history, the names and ages of each child and photos as they become available. Also, we like to have the children write notes and draw pictures for our benefactors.

Donations can be made online to our secure donation page on our website-  www.pottershandfoundation.org

Secure donation page:  https://potterhand.wedid.it/

Blessed to serve, making a difference!

“But now, O Lord, you are our Father; we are the clay, and You our Potter; and all we are the work of Your hand.”  Isiah 64:8

 

Posted in Newsletters
May 16th, 2019

Our Mission:

  • Develop, implement and maintain long term nutritional supplemental feeding programs for children in the more remote regions of the High Andean Mountains and into the Amazon jungles of Peru.
  • These programs primarily target children ages 2 to 5 in the very important early years of their development. Children in these remote regions typically deal with poor nutrition and inconsistent meals; are malnourished, anemic and with poor immune systems. Due to these issues’ children are lethargic and with slower mental development.
  • Develop and maintain nutritional supplemental feeding programs for special needs children who are living in orphanages, providing these children with an opportunity for better health and even to see improvements in their physical and mental conditions over time. To provide the best opportunity for a better quality of life.
  • Utilizing our 12+ years of experience in providing these products and programs in the remote regions with the help of a very strong indigenous base of local volunteers, partners, missionary organizations, our local Potential Church of Lima family, and our Peruvian Non-Profit (ONG) partner- Cambiando Vidas- Peru. Also partnering with local municipalities in each of the areas we serve and with some of the larger companies doing infrastructure, mining, and energy development in these remote regions to help us with local program(s) funding, logistical and transportation needs.

The Potter’s Hand Foundation is a project of United Charitable, a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, tax ID# 20-4286082.

Our core mission is to provide the Reliv International, Inc. nutritional supplemental products for children, which are so successful in making a difference in the lives of children around the world, to the children of Peru! These programs to be followed by helping children who live in poverty with educational and vocational opportunities.

PHF- founded in 2006 to develop and maintain long term nutritional supplemental feeding programs for children in need and at risk in the more remote regions of the high Andean mountains and into the Amazon jungles of Peru!

Developing funding resources and financial partners:

The budget numbers below are for the Reliv Now For Kids product for 150 children for the last 6 months of 2019. This budget breakdown is for product costs, international shipping, customs, local shipping and logistical needs to provide these programs in remote regions of Peru. This 6-month period covers villages in the Andean mountains of Arequipa, and with our missionary partners of Segadores, jungle villages in Junin, an area of the Amazon.

 

Reliv Now For Kids nutritional Product-      $10,500.00

International shipping to Peru-                       $ 2,000.00

Processing through Peruvian Customs-         $ 2,000.00

Shipping to in-country programs-                       $500.00

Logistics of PHF-                                                  $10,000.00

Total –                                                                       $25,000.00

 

$25,000.00 = 150 children for 6 months

$28.00 per child for 1 month

$167.00 per child for 6 months

Village of 20 children- $560.00 for 1 month

Village of 20 children- $3,360.00 for 6 months

 

Future program costs could be reduced as we obtain more product in the coming years(s) and with more logistical support from each locale, we will reach more children. Our in-house logistical costs may not increase and could decrease whether we are serving 500 or 1000 children. Our vision is ot grow greatly in the coming years.

So please join us, first by praying for the vision and ministry of the PHF and secondly providing financial blessings as your heart dictates.

For those who choose to fund a child, or a village program, for example, we will be providing the name of the village, geographical location with a bit of history, the names and ages of each child and photos as they become available. Also, we like to have the children write notes and draw pictures for our benefactors.

All donations can be made online to our secure donation page on our website-   www.pottershandfoundation.org

Secure donation page:    https://potterhand.wedid.it/

Posted in Newsletters
February 1st, 2019

Happy to be back in Florida for the month of February. Been busy already as I made my appointment at the VA Hospital for a thorough checkup! Blessed again that all my indicators are great!! So, I am a healthy 74 years young and can continue my calling to love and serve the children of Peru when I return at the end of the month.

In March I will be going out again into the high Andean region of El Valle del Colca in Arequipa to research and develop our ongoing opportunities to serve. This will be in partnership with my local church in Lima-  Potential Church- Lima and my partnerships with indigenous Peruvian ONG’s (Peruvian nonprofits) and other local church families and missionary organizations.

While I am here in Florida I will be speaking to groups and at least one church so far. Also, I hope to visit my son and wife up in Ocala in the latter part of the month.

Also working on ways and means to share the story and vision of The Potter’s Hand Foundation, which is our vehicle since 2006 to raise support and funding for this ministry of love and service! I have made a connection with an interesting means- Causenetwork; which is a way for people to shop online and much more which in turn would bring in small percentages to The Potter’s Hand Foundation. Please check out the link below and perhaps this could be something you would be interested in.  I am praying and working for means to broaden our base support of folks who know us and our heart to serve the children of Peru. Causenetwork – The Potter’s Hand Foundation

I would love to hear from folks so please check out this link to connect with me!  How to Contact!

Or just email me:   tay3826@gmail.com

Blessed to serve, Making a difference!!

Taylor J Benson

Founder/Director/Servant

The Potter’s Hand Foundation

 

Posted in Newsletters
December 28th, 2018

December 28, 2018

I wish to take this opportunity to share my hopes and vision for The Potter’s Hand Foundation and our calling to love and to serve the children of Peru into the coming year of our Lord, 2019.

As we close out this year it has been a time of personal growth and defining time for me as I have lived and served here in this wonderful country. And had many special moments with the children and the people. Especially in the more remote areas I have traveled.

I am also blessed with my recent and growing relationship with Potential Church of Lima. A wonderful community of believers and faithful servants in this body of Christ.

I am also grateful for folks back home in the USA for their understanding of my calling, their prayers and financial support for the PHF. Without this support, it would not be possible for me to serve here. So, thanking God our Father and you all for all you do and for being a blessed partner in this journey of faith.

It has been a year of personal growth and as I look into the face of my Father God, I have this great sense that the coming year and even beyond will be blessed in many ways in our service to the children. And that is the essence of this journey, to love others as Christ loves! Hands and feet of Christ as we go and as His love flows through us by virtue of the promised Holy Spirit indwelling in us.

So, it is my hope in the coming year to continue to provide this love and a very special nutritional supplement to children in need and at risk in the more remote regions. And even more!! This in partnership with Potential Church of Lima and other faith-based church families and Pastors in these regions.

This requires walking and working by faith as alone it would be impossible for me, a simple cowboy loving and feeding children to accomplish anything. I have learned much in my eleven years here, have been blessed to feed many children and to serve in many areas and there is so much more I hope to do.

And I can’t do this alone. So, again I am very grateful to those folks who have prayed for me and supported our foundation. The Potters Hand Foundation is a project of United Charitable – a registered 501(c)(3) public charity.

We are defined and characterized by our relationship with God and the love and message of our Lord Jesus Christ.

So as this year is coming to a close, we pray for continued and increased understanding of our vision and to grow our support base. I am reaching out to you with a simple request. Would you consider making a one-time or monthly donation before the end of the year?

Sincerely with love,

 

Taylor J Benson

Founder/Director/Servant

The Potter’s Hand Foundation

 

 

Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. . .. And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
–1 Corinthians 10:31; Colossians 3:17

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